Schedule

SUNDAY 14 JULY

 Noon – 6 p.m.           Registration. Kathy Lindeman, Registrar

 6:30 - 7:30                  Opening Remarks & Introductions. Lorne Bair, Seminar Director

7:30 – 9:30                   Welcome Dinner & Reception

 

MONDAY 15 JULY

8:30 –10:30                 Faculty Introductions & A User's Guide to CABS.  Lorne Bair, Garrett Scott & Faculty

10:30 – 11:00              BREAK

11:00 – 12:30              The Book as Physical Object, Part 1: the Basics of Description.  Maria Lin & Hélène Golay

12:30 – 1:30                 LUNCH

1:30 – 3:00                   Introduction to Research Methods.  Garrett Scott

3:00 - 3:30                    BREAK

3:30 – 5:00                   Sourcing Inventory: Scouting, House Calls & Consignments.  Amir Naghib

5:30 – 7:30                   OPENING NIGHT PICNIC 

 

TUESDAY 16 JULY

8:30 – 9:00                  Housekeeping & Question Box

9:00 - 10:30                 How to Run a Book Business: Theory. Rebecca Romney

10:30 – 11:00              BREAK

11:00 – 12:30              The Book as Physical Object, Part 2: Collation & Description - and Why They Matter. Maria Lin & Hélène Golay

12:30 - 1:30                 LUNCH  

1:30 – 3:00                  Research Strategies, Part 2. Garrett Scott

3:00 – 3:30                  BREAK 

3:30 – 5:00                  How to Run A Book Business: Practice (Including Open Shops). Hélène Golay

5:00 - 6:00                   Classroom Open for Individual Study                      

DINNER ON YOUR OWN

  

WEDNESDAY 17 JULY

8:30 –9:00                   Housekeeping & Question Box

9:00 - 10:30                 Specialist Dealer Lecture: Alexander Akin, Bolerium Books

10:30 – 11:00              BREAK

11:00 – 12:30              Evaluating and Pricing Antiquarian Books. Heather O'Donnell 

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH 

1:30 – 3:00                  Some Considerations Regarding Modern Books. Lorne Bair & Amir Naghib

 3:00 – 3:30                 BREAK

 3:30 – 5:00                 Break-Out Sessions with Faculty: 

  • Book Photography
  • Packing & Shipping
  • Making & Mailing an E-List               

 5:00 - 6:00                 Classroom Open for Individual Research

 DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

THURSDAY 18 JULY

 8:30 – 9:00                  Housekeeping & Question Box

9:00 – 10:30                Marketing, Websites and Databases. Maria Lin & Rebecca Romney

10:30 – 11:00              BREAK

11:00 - 12:30               Cataloguing & Pricing Archives and Non-Traditional Print Materials. Katherine Reagan & Garrett Scott

12:30 – 1:30                LUNCH

1:30 – 3:15                  Cataloguing Workshop.

3:15 – 3:30                  BREAK 

3:30 – 5:00                  Buying From the Trade & At Auction. Heather O’Donnell 

 5:00 – 6:00                 CABS Annual Benefit Auction. Rob Rulon–Miller, Auctioneer

 DINNER ON YOUR OWN

 

FRIDAY 19 JULY

8:30 – 9:00                      Housekeeping & Question Box

9:00 - 10:30                     Fakes, Forgeries, Theft and Fraud. Amir Naghib & Garrett Scott

10:30 – 11:00                  BREAK

11:00 - 12:30                   Selling to Collectors & Working with Libraries.  Heather O'Donnell & Katherine Reagan

12:30 – 1:30                     LUNCH

1:30 – 2:45                       Collection Building Then & Now. Heather O'Donnell & Rebecca Romney

2:45 – 3:30                       BREAK & Student Evaluations

3:30 – 5:00                       Building The Future of the Trade. Round Table.

 6:00 – 9:00                      Closing Ceremonies and Farewell Dinner.